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Update 7th November
 
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon
 
Readings for Sunday 11th November, Remembrance Day
First Reading: Ruth 3.1-5, 4.13-17  Psalm 127
Second Reading: Hebrews 9.24-28  Gospel: Mark 12.38-44
 
Fr. Bill’s sermon from last Sunday can be found on the church website, or you can just click on: https://youtu.be/bVpso2k53v8
 
Fr. Bill,s email address:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
   
Please remember in your prayers this week:
Margery, Sandi and Brian, Margaret; Linda; Sandra and Pat; Pat and Sean; Vanessa; Carol; Dorothy; Yvonne; Tim, Paul and Judy; Lila and Keith; Doris; Brenda and Paul and Mike; Cathy; Laurel; Ruth; Julia and John; Elaine; Alan; Don; Shirley and Dick, Maggie; Ila, Jake and Shirley; Ruth; Canh Ho; Susan; Rick; Linda and Randy, Jack, Sharon and Sue, Cyndi, Wally, Michael, Terry, Tasha and Tommy, Cathy, Bonnie, Maria, Jean, Michael, Elizabeth, David, Robin, Debbie, George, Peter, Theresa, Steph, Beth, Jessica, Margaret, Bill, Barbara, Nicole, Bella, Amanda, Jennifer, Alina, Kelly, Lee, Linda, Ava, Robert and Chris.
Rest in Peace:
Sandra;  May her soul Rest In Peace and rise in Glory.   Pray for spouse Mike,  sister in Law to Rev’d Bonnie Rainer, and children Jesyka, Jordan and Oliver as they grieve.
The victims of the Tree of life Synagogue: Rose Mallinger, Jerry Rabinowitz, Cecil Rosenthal, David Rosenthal, Daniel Stein, Richard Gottfried, Joyce Fienberg, Melvin Wax, Bernice and Sylvan Simon, and Irving Younger.
Please pray for:
Former parishioners, priest and anyone connected with Bishop Cronyn Memorial Church as the site is deconsecrated tonight.
St Albans, our partners in Regional Ministry
The organizers and participants of the Alpha program at St Jude’s.
 
If you feel that yourself or someone you know would benefit from prayer, please contact the church office (519-660-6198) (Rev’d. Canon Bill Ward, or Rosalie), OR call Sharon Frank (Prayer and Pastoral Care Team Leader) at 519-933-3164.
 
The Alpha series ends this Saturday, 9.00 am to 3.30 pm, in the LGC Room.
 
Our Christmas Bazaar is on Saturday 17th November!!  Time to start your Christmas shopping, all kinds of goodies available, plus a lunch room.  Items are needed for the Silent Auction, preserves, Jewelry, books, etc.  Please bring them to the church by Sunday 10th November.  Lots of help is needed each year to make this major fund raiser a success - please sign up on the sheets in the Narthex.
Please consider contributing some baking to our table. It will be greatly appreciated.
Items for our table may be dropped off at the church Friday night and first thing Saturday morning.
If any questions contact: Janette Newcombe 519-660-1486 or Faye Geoghegan 519-667-0996.
 
Daily Bread is this Sunday, 11th November.  They suggest some additional items for November,  Spaghetti sauce, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter, fresh produce, e.g.   potatoes, carrots onions, etc.
 
Blood Donor Clinic here at the church, All Saints Hall, this Saturday 10th  November, 9.00 am to 1.00 pm.
 
Men of St. Jude will meet again on Tuesday 20th November at 11.30 am, the venue and topic to be announced later.
 
Bishop Cronyn Memorial Church.  A Service of Thanksgiving and Deconsecration of Bishop Cronyn Memorial Church, 442 William Street, London will be held tonight, Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00 pm.  Bishop Nicholls will preach and preside. Music will be provided by Dr. Angus Sinclair and choir.
 
Also tonight, it’s the second Wednesday of November and therefore time for Beer and Bible, 7.00 pm at Chaucer’s pub (Carling and Talbot).  Come and think about these explorations of the big metaphors in the Bible, and, no, you don’t have to drink beer!
 
We will remember them.  A special service of Remembrance at the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, at St. Georges Anglican Church, Middlesex Centre, Thirteen Mile Road., Northwest of Ilderton,  at 4.45 pm on Sunday 11th November.  The service will incorporate the ringing of a bell 100 times to commemorate the passing of the years.
 
November Bible Study with Bishop Terry Dance is presented by the London Deanery as a way for us to meet other Anglicans, see other churches and learn from each other.  Participants will meet at 6.00 pm to share a catered meal, followed by the study, on Tuesday evenings at four Deanery churches:
13th November, Church of the Ascension, 2060 Dundas Street East.
20th November, St. Anne’s Byron, 1344 Commissioners Road West.
27th November, St. Aidan’s, 1246 Oxford Street West.
(A $5.00 donation to cover the meal costs will be appreciated)
 
Liam Smith is once again selling pepperettes and sausages, and  will be taking orders over the next couple of weeks.  Money raised is for his School trip to the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in France in May 2019. Thank you for your help and support.
   
Save the date: Victorian Christmas Tea , Saturday November 24th,  at 1.00 pm in All Saints Hall.  Tickets are now available!, at  $20.00 adult,  $10.00 children under 12.
This Sunday after each service be sure to purchase your tickets for the Tea, which have become sell-out events, so don’t be disappointed.
The loan of tiered serving dishes and silver tea pots would be greatly appreciated.  Please see Sherry Shadlock or Cathy-Lee Benbow with any questions.
 
Gift and Craft Market for Home-based Businesses to show and sell their products,  on Thursday, November 29th, 6.00 - 9.00 pm.  The cost is 10% of sales.  One vendor for each product line will be invited to participate.  Contact Derek Shadlock at 519-672-0912 to book your table ASAP.
   
11th November, an Ecumenical Service to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice to end the First World War, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Oxford and Colborne Streets, beginning at 3.00 pm.  Prayers for Peace, Songs for Peace, a Gathering for Peace.  This service has been planned jointly with St. Paul’s Cathedral.
 
Bazaars!!  As usual, there are a lot of church Bazaars and sales going on at this time of year.  Here’s a partial list for those who can’t get enough of them:
St. George's Anglican Church at 227 Wharncliffe Road. North, at Oxford Street, is holding its annual Christmas bazaar from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 17th.
Evergreen Bazaar at Holy Trinity St. Stephen's Memorial on November 17th.
St. Andrews Memorial 55 Foxbar Road, on 17th November, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
Holiday Arts Market at Fringe Custom Framing, 1742 Hyde Park Road, on Saturday 10th November, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm.
St. Michael and All Angels, 397 Springbank Road, an Art and Craft Sale, 24th November, 10.00 am to 2.00 pm.
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 472 Richmond Street, 1st December, 9.00 am to 1.00 pm.
(But make sure you come to ours first!!)
 
Fanshawe Pioneer Village presents “The Christmas Truce of 1914" on November 16th and 17th.  This event will include a vignette representing the unofficial truce that took place during the First World War, along sections of the Western Front during Christmas, 1914, and will take place at our replica trench.  Following the performance visitors are welcome to walk through the village and visit a number of stations throughout the evening, including a casualty clearing station, a Swiss roadblock, an Estaminet (French café), choir and hand bell performances, as well a Christmas display.
Tickets are available through Eventbrite via their website: https://fanshawepioneervillage.ca/events/christmas-truce-1914
 
Karen Scheussler Simgers announces their first concert of the 2018-19 season, “Grant us Peace”, at 8.00 pm on 17th November, Wesley-Knox United Church, 91 Askin Street.  Music to honour the end of World War 1 by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Gorecki, Gjeilo and Thompson.  Tickets are $22.00 (adults), $20.00 (seniors), in advance, or $25.00 and $23.00 at the door, from Tuckey Home Hardware, Attic Books, Long and McQuade and the Art Gallery of Lambeth, or online at www.kssingers.com.    
 
First St. Andrews United Church is celebrating 50 years of their Casavant organ with a series of organ concerts.  Concerts are on Sundays from 1.00 to 2.00 pm, and they suggest a freewill offering.  Remaining concert dates are:
18th November, with Stillman Matheson
20th January, with Barry Peters
17th February, with Paul Merritt.
First St. Andrews is at 350 Queens Avenue, at Waterloo Street.